@YinuoLin-U04KEK4TS721🎏 I drew the flag for #flag-referendum! Featuring: pirate Orpheus, doing a salute pose, pointing ahead.
I thought about doing it when @KaraMassie asked me whether I was entering or not. I thought about it, then went to the #flag-referendum channel to look around. There, I saw @KrishnaBansal-U03CBNJUWJG’s pirate Orph and immediately got inspired. What if Orph was wearing a pirate hat?? 🏴☠️ It was a fantastic idea. Scrolling further up, I saw @LiterallyEverything-U04LNE9HEFK’s saluting Orph - the pose added so much personality to the character. (And, one of my personal design/art principles: ✨ personality ✨ - not always in the literal "character trait" sense, but something that brings life into the art.) Scrolling further up, I saw @JamesXiao-U04EQJ4RRHA's logo - which is genuinely just a well designed logo. It fits both the tech and boat vibes - so why not replace the traditional pirate skull on the pirate hat with it?
I've honestly just taken in a lot of inspiration from everyone who has submitted a flag, even if it's not as obvious as the ones I've listed above. As @cwalker says, it was truely a community effort and couldn't have been made without the rest of y'all. So thank you all!! I hope you enjoy the flag as much as I had fun drawing it :yay:
@ShawnMalluwa-U04BBP8H9FA3spent a bunch of today remastering/remaking a bunch of backgrounds from chapter 2 of my webcomic. a short story:
we made chapter 2 in 2020, having shifted from paint tool sai to medibang, and were very much still figuring out what the fuck we were doing. I was still dumb and barely understood print media, but this was around the time i decided I needed to get it. Halftoning was a concept we explored in chapter 1, but didn't use super extensively past two pages because we decided to do chapter 1 in full color (among a lot of other issues with the original chapter 1, but thats a story for another time). This time, I wanted to get it right. I tried a couple different processes, mainly on creating halftoned shaders in blender. the problem, however, was that I just wasn't good at using the EEVEE renderer, and halftone shaders don't work in cycles. I then looked for a post production solution, and found an amazing paint.NET plugin which served wonderfully. There was one issue though: backgrounds were resized. I rendered every background at a standard resolution of 3840x2160, and @jeijii-U04GRS3T9J8 would resize/crop these to fit the panels. when a halftoned monochrome image gets resized, and you use bilinear scaling, it gets really ugly.
we didn't realize how bad it was until we switched to clip studio paint for chapter 3 and used it's built in halftoning feature. chapter 2 was left neglected, as we pressed forward with the rest of volume 1. UNTIL NOW! As we get ready for a print release of volume 1, we're going back and fixing/tweaking every chapter. this includes redoing chapter 1 in it's entirety, and remastering much of chapter 2!
@msw0At #outernet I went to @hugo.y.hu935’s workshop on making a usb hub with PCB design, but unfortunately didn’t finish it. Now that I’m back home I’ve had the time to get started designing the board myself and think I have a working design. Check out more about it in #onboard.
I still want to add art to it, so I’ll do that and then order the boards!
@Sam7+Another interesting Shad :shad: day! Had a workshop on indigenous Inuit art and 🪡 sewing. Also visited the University of Calgary’s solar car ☀️ team. Super cool how it can keep driving with just the sun.
@Sam7+Here’s my #haxidraw-development wannabe. I have to create some art for something upcoming and though this’d be a creative way it fabricating it instead of a boring regular printer.
@Sameer0Got a small black shady-looking package:sussy_gotem: from HackClub yesterday! But when I opened it; It was the pins/badges made out of the custom pixel art I submitted to @Holly! I really enjoyed designing them! and am thinking of doing a workshop on how to do pixel art in my club "Phoenix Hacks" YaY
@Sameer0Had to travel today! So, didn't work on my design project. But damn it was a nice ride!
PS: New pixel Art dropping tomorrow!@Sameer0Learning how to make pixel art! :beatsaber::pixel_hc:
@Sameer0Day 8 of WHW #hardware-party, I had to head out early because we had to go to our village :villager: for EID💫 . So, I woke up really early and did some wiring and assembled the bldc motor & tested the net thrust component, I got some reading around 1.1kg in net force, and then headed out. Rest of day was packed with EID preparation and i am awaiting tomorrow :akkoshrug: eagerly. Well, that was it for today! I'll see you all tomorrow! Bye, Goodnight!
PS: After being yelled at by my father for driving:driftt: , (In his own words) "weirdly" :weirddude: i tried some cool art filters and edited some pictures.
@Sean0Got some really nice art for an upcoming project
@Vidhaaaaa0painted today after so so so long! Im glad :party-dinosaur:
@maggie0:winter-hardware-wonderland: Winter Hardware Wonderland -- Day 11 :winter-hardware-wonderland:
placed all the components on the keychain + routed the tracks; going to add some more art to the back tomorrow (suggestions welcome !!)
@Ko-Ko-Oo0Day 10 of Winter Hardware Wonderland
I started on Day 0 and now a final day! I completed my project. Moreover, I learned how to solder and a lot of other Python packages. I also setup my very first Raspberry Pi. It was a lot learning. I didn't have any update today but I would like to recap.
My project is a pixel art frame with LEDs that can display image into led. It can also
Display slope intercept form
Show current playing Spotify Song cover
Display the pixel art that is drawn on
Pixel Art Editor.
I have plans to add more functions too.
However it was a lot fun!
@maggie0:winter-hardware-wonderland: Winter Hardware Wonderland -- Day 9 :winter-hardware-wonderland:
production is progressing! also made some art for an orpheus pcb keychain
@linkai0Day 8 — I started printing stencils for painting on the text on my flaps. The paint and stuff are arriving tomorrow!
@Ko-Ko-Oo0Day 7 of Winter Hardware Wonderland
I learned how to use Spotify api using Python wrapper Spotipy . Day 8 plan: display currently playing song cover art on matrix panel.
@maggie0:winter-hardware-wonderland: Winter Hardware Wonderland -- Day 7 :winter-hardware-wonderland:
finished the top design and ordered the pcbs! here's the production preview
@cupcakes0❄️ Finished the painting part of my musical painting! :tw_lower_left_paintbrush: 🎨
@maggie0:winter-hardware-wonderland: Winter Hardware Wonderland -- Day 6 :winter-hardware-wonderland:
more art (and more :bongocat:), now for the front of the pcb
@Ko-Ko-Oo0Day 5 of Winter Hardware Wonderland:
I set up a flask server to use with Frontend. Now led matrix can display exactly as Pixel Art editor.
@AngelaM-U04JQQEC3MF0:winter-hardware-wonderland:Day 5 of #WinterHardwareWonderland:winter-hardware-wonderland:
Printing was unsuccessful :sadsip: ... sooo it was yet another day of TouchDesigner (woohoo!!). First, I worked on multiple audio visualizers and a beat detector for drum sounds I will assign to midi controller when it is assembled. I then went down the rabbit hole of ML/ai art and tried it out. I also tested inputs like an XBOX Controller and phone sensors (using Zig Sim) which added a new level of interactivity to the visuals. To end off the day, I watched tons of videos on soldering and midis.
We're already halfway there... only more 5 days to go :rapid:
@Ko-Ko-Oo0Day 4 of Winter Hardware Wonderland:
I learned how to create a pixel art editor with JS from the Medium article. Then I make some design changes and add more features to deal with the backend server. Tomorrow Plan: Build a backend server using flask and display leds as a change in the frontend occurs.
@AngelaM-U04JQQEC3MF0:winter-hardware-wonderland:Day 1 of #WinterHardwareWonderland:winter-hardware-wonderland:
First of all, I love seeing the progress from different projects so early on! Nice job everyone!
As for my project, I am creating an Interactive Digital Art Installation and MIDI Controller. For more info here’s the PR: github.com/hackclub/winter/blob/main/Amagtoto.md
So… it was a busy day today so I did not get much done. However, since all the materials arrived considerably early we (my sisters and I) set up the 3D printer and did a couple wacky test prints. I have the cad for the MIDI controller case from the step-by-step tutorial I am following and am planning to print that asap. As for the digital art, I have familiarized myself with TouchDesigner over the past few weeks and so today I learned how to incorporate the webcam into the displays. I plan to set up the projector screen tomorrow.
9 days more to go (hoping to make much more progress soon) :acongablob:
@cupcakes0Day 1 of #WinterHardwareWonderland #hardware-party ❄️
Started on musical painting! (any abstract ideas for what I should paint? might do two paintings)
@jzaleta0Today I updated the image file in the hackclub/global repo to use the main Assemble picture! Also I did the last commit to my Splatter Paint project and published my first github release, with this finished, I definitely need to start something new. :roo-yay:
@al0Local art shop is doing a valentine's day card community exchange and just decorated mine.
@Peiprjs0I was testing out how to paint the logo with some white nail polish (my usual way to paint 3D prints, still haven't painted my nails tho lmao) and I'm honestly kinda digging it more than the original plan, which was just going with red
@Sam7+Optimized my ✨ Java Snake Game 🐍 for a summative project!
Originally, it was flickering and lagging really badly on the slow school computers.
I rewrote the method used to paint the components, that removed the flickering.
Correctly implemented Timers, which got rid of most of the lag.
It should be able to run faster without problems now! It feels so much more smoother.
I'm excited to #ship this when I'm done!@rithul0Drawing concept art for my game, Just very rough, and I used midjourney to kinda picture what I want, so I have attached my current progress and midjourney output here
@jzaleta0🌳 I made this tree drawing with Procreate! :procreate:
@e-lee-za0Hellooo I drew a thing
Bit different to my usual, adding to the amount of art styles I can draw in